Not enough is available for around 1800 people..Shelter has fewer than 10 temporary toilets and several makeshift wooden toilets with a hole in the ground. There is not enough food for three meals a day and no heating.. Read More
In times of natural disasters, such as floods, hurricanes, tornados, fires, extended periods of cold and snow, the routine daily living is dramatically changed.
What actions are most urgent in relation to water, sanitation and health?
The three top priorities are the provision of sufficient quantities of safe water, basic sanitation arrangements and promotion of good hygiene behaviours.
Natural disaster like flood, storm amd tidal surge are regular phenomenon in Bangladesh. During monsoon, almost all areas of Bangladesh are fully or partially submerged under rain and flood water and sanitation is the worst affected. Most of the sanitary latrines are flooded/damaged, surface water reservoirs are polluted or contaminated. This situation has adverse impact on human productivity thus affecting desired growth of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ending up in poor quality living of the common people.